The NAF Academies of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Academy of Finance Students Prepare to Run School Credit Unions


The South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union (SFEFCU) welcomed 130 Miami-Dade high school students to Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus for training to prepare for opening the school site credit union branches. Ten of the thirteen school site credit unions are operated by NAF Academy of Finance or Academy of IT students. Along with other staff, SFEFCU CEO Michael DiBenedetto, Executive Vice President Janell Adams, and Community Relations Officer Soley Gonzalez lead the one-day workshop. Special thanks to Miami Dade College, Wolfson for hosting this event.

South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union (SFEFCU) is the official banking institution of the Miami-Dade Summer Youth Internship Program

Student-Run Credit Union Branches are at the following High Schools:

  • SWAMP Credit UnionBarbara Goleman Senior High School*
  • CAVALIER Credit UnionCoral Gables Senior High School*
  • CUDA Credit UnionCoral Reef Senior High School*
  • BULLDOGS Credit UnionG. Holmes Braddock Senior High School*
  • RED RAIDERS Credit UnionMiami Edison Senior High School*
  • GENERALS Credit UnionMiami Jackson Senior High School*
  • JAGUARS Credit UnionMiami Lakes Educational Center
  • BULL’S RUN Credit Union – Miami Northwestern Senior High School
  • EXCALIBUR Credit UnionMiami Sunset Senior High School*
  • CHARGERS Credit UnionNorth Miami Beach Senior High School*
  • EAGLE’S NEST Credit UnionSouthwest Miami Senior High School*
  • MIGHTY EAGLES Credit UnionWilliam H. Turner Technical Arts High School*
  • WILDCAT Credit UnionWestland Hialeah Senior High School

*Staffed by NAF Academy students